Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Tag, I'm It!

Here's How It Works:

1. Link the person(s) who tagged you (DUDE. I don’t know how to LINK. Y’all go over to the blog roll and click on "Give Me A Minute, I'll Come Up With Something", okay? Please? She’s awesome.)
2. Mention the rules on your blog
3. Tell about 6 unspectacular quirks of yours… (all my quirks are spectacular)
4. Tag 6 following bloggers by linking them…(All y’all are tagged. SO THERE)

5. Leave a comment on each of the tagged blogger’s blogs letting them know they’ve been tagged.

Six Quirks About Me:

1) I annoy my husband to death with my need to have a made bed before I sleep. If the pillows and sheets aren’t “right”, I’ll fidget all night. I never make the bed in the morning though, I always make it right before I get in it.
2) If I was stranded on a desert island (as opposed to just in the desert) and I could only take one thing, I would take tweezers, because I am terrified of chin hairs. I have ONE chin hair that I’ve named Charlie because he shows up EVERY DAMN DAY.
3) Despite my overwhelming love for shoes and handbags, I have surprisingly few of either. But I LOVE red shoes. LOVE them. I currently have five pairs of red shoes, all of them shiny. I wore a pair yesterday, as a matter of fact. I hate tennis shoes though. I own one pair and wear them only to the gym because I think they’re ugly. I totally do not get people who wear big, clunky, blinding white trainers every where, every day. There are so many beautiful shoes out there people! Diversify!
4) I currently have 9 tubes of mascara. I’ve got a serious obsession with my eyelashes. If I didn’t think it would make me look like a stripper, I would wear fake lashes every single day. As it is, I have tried just about every brand and formula of mascara in existence. My favorites are Tarte “Lights, Camera, Lashes” for dressing up (it’s $18 a tube, but AMAZING) and for daily wear Maybelline “Lash Blast, Volume Blasting Mascara” both in black. I’ve worn mascara every single day since I was twelve and I think I look beady eyed with out it.
5) I claim that I hate to cook, but really I just hate to have to decide what to cook. By the time I decide the menu, shop, put away, take out, prepare, dish and serve it, I’m TOTALLY over whatever it was. When I had a roommate who liked to cook, I loved to cook with her. She would plan the meal, we’d shop for it together and split the prep and clean up and I had a blast. I do like to bake though, but I also like to eat what I bake, so normally I don’t, because I would weigh about 500lbs if I baked every time I felt the mood. I find it very soothing. That’s why everyone around me gets fat, because I like to feed them up with things like Black Forest Cupcakes and Skor Cookies.
6) If I hear the same song twice on the radio, I’ll change the station. There are like eleventy billion songs out there, so I can’t fathom why they play the same song twice an hour.


So there you go. AND NOW, for my encore, I’ll proceed with my NEXT tag;

10 random Facts about me!

Yeah, I know, I’m vain. But you love me.

1) I am right handed, but left eye dominant.
2) My life’s goal is to be a guest on the Oprah Show.
3) When I was a teenager, I worked at a series of summer camps where you went by a code name. Mine was “Gecko”. Years later, when M was a camper there, there was ANOTHER counselor called Gecko, as it turns out, her first name was ALSO Kendra. But she was born on Hawaii instead of Guam. FREAKY.
4) I believe in past lives, ghosts, collective memories and most other forms of “new age” beliefs. I think there is too much that we don’t understand and therefore dismiss. I call every ghost George after the ghost that lived in my little house and used to turn the drawers upside down and then replace them so the silverware fell out when you opened them. He was a prankster that one.
5) I dye my eyebrows.
6) You can always tell how things REALLY are in my life by the cleanliness of my house. The more stressed/unhappy I am, the cleaner my house. When things are good, my house is a wreck. I think this is because I need to feel in control and the act of cleaning and setting things to rights allows me to do that. The house is a wreck right now, by the way. =)
7) Sometimes, NOTHING tastes better than a hot dog with mustard and onions and an icy cold Coke Classic. Bonus points for being consumed with in sight of the ocean.
8) I have a permanent retainer glued to the inside of my bottom teeth
9) I’m thinking about piercing my nipples
10) I used to want to change my name to something more mainstream, like Christina or Jennifer, but now I like having an unusual name.

So there you go, 16 random bits of over sharing. Do you feel enlightened?

OH! And Crap! I forgot that I was ALSO tagged by I forget who with the “ASK ME ANYTHING” tag. As if you don’t know EVERYTHING about me already, right?

So, here’s the deal, you can ask me ANYTHING. Nothing is off limits and I have to answer. Leave your questions in the comments and I’ll post them later. This is your chance, peeps, don’t let it slip away. (Like I needed a tag for this? My middle name should be OVERSHARE!)

4 little kittens say Meow:

Lorrie Veasey said...

Do you wash your hands EVERY SINGLE TIME you use the restroom?

What do you want to one day accomplish via your blog?

Do you really think Dooce is "all that and more?"

If you were given a pet monkey would you keep it?

Chunky or plain peanut butter?

Nadine Hightower said...

why for the love of George would you want some one to shoot a metal thingy into your nipples??

I hear it hurts!!

kwr221 said...

Okay, I totally need the recipe for the Skor cookies....oh, and the Blck Forest cupcakes. So, please? That would be my "Ask anything" question.

Anonymous said...

OK, ok. HERE you are AND one to boot. From Landinn

Who are You?

Place an X by all the things you've done and remove the X from the ones you have not. Answer the 30 questions at the end and send it to your friends (including me) ... OR, put it on your blog for all the world to see :)

This is for your Entire life!

[x] Gone on a blind date

[x] Skipped school (LOL, um that would be unfortunately first semester sophomore year; his name was Eric.)

[] Watched someone die

[x] Been to Canada

[x] Been to Mexico

[x] Been to Florida

[x] Been on a plane

[x] Been lost

[x] Been on the opposite side of the country

[x Gone to Washington DC

[x] Swam in the ocean

[x] Cried yourself to sleep

[] Played cops and robbers

[] Recently colored with crayons

[x] Sang Karaoke

[x] Paid for a meal with coins only

[x] Done something you told yourself you wouldn't

[x] Made prank phone calls

[x] Laughed until some kind of beverage came out of
your nose

[x] Caught a snowflake on your tongue

[x] Written a letter to Santa Claus

[x] Been kissed under the mistletoe

[x] Watched the sunrise with someone you care about

[x] Blown bubbles

[x] Gone ice-skating

[x] Been skinny dipping outdoors (and indoors, freshwater lake, in a pool, and in the ocean)

[x] Gone to an outdoor movie?


1. Any nicknames? Landinn

2. Mother's name? Donna

3. Favorite drink? COFFEE

4. Tattoo? Soon

5. Body Piercing? Ears

6. How much do you love your job? Depends on the day of the week. Generally yes.

7. Birthplace? TX

8. Favorite vacation spot? Paris

9. Ever been to Africa? no

10. Ever eaten cookies for dinner? Yup, generally Oreos.

11. Ever been on TV? In HS for a local academic challenge show.

12. Ever steal any traffic sign? no

13. Ever been in a car accident? Unfortunate but true

14. Drive a 2-door or 4-door vehicle? 4

15. Favorite salad dressing? Ranch or Bleu Cheese or Raspberry Vinaigrette

16. Favorite pie? French Silk or Apple (NO cheddar cheese. I don't get that one.)

17. Favorite number? 7

18. Favorite movie? Oh geez. You had to ask that, I don't have *one* favorite.

19. Favorite holiday? Christmas or Halloween

21. Favorite food? pizza

22. Favorite day of the week? Thursday

23. Favorite brand of body wash? Um, I try a lot of them. You should see my shower LOL. Probably Dr. Bronner's Lavender.

24. Favorite toothpaste? Colgate or Crest

25. Favorite smell? Lilacs or lavender

26. What do you do to relax? read

27. Favorite gift ever given to you? An amethyst claddagh from my ex.

28. How do you see yourself in 10 years? Well, where I *want* to see myself is lounging beachside in a resort on the Riviera. With a waiter named Pierre at my beck and call LOL.

29. Furthest place you will send this message? Out of the US. :)

30. Who will respond to this the fastest? I'm guessing Thystle as she has something similar over at her place and I'm playing along.

Six Quirks About Me:

1) I have nightmares about losing my teethif I don't brush my teeth before I go to bed; my dad is dentist. Did you ever see that episode of Rin and Stimpy? *shudder*
2) I have one personal superstition: I cannot take a ceramic mug into my job or within two weeks I'll be let go. It's happened three times. Dude, that is the UNIVERSE telling you something
3) When my parents built their house in the 70's, I was convinced I wanted to be an architect. Then I found out how much MATH it involved.
4) I currently have 9 tubes of mascara. I’ve got a serious obsession with my eyelashes. If I didn’t think it would make me look like a stripper, I would wear fake lashes every single day. As it is, I have tried just about every brand and formula of mascara in existence. My favorites are Tarte “Lights, Camera, Lashes” for dressing up (it’s $18 a tube, but AMAZING) and for daily wear Maybelline “Lash Blast, Volume Blasting Mascara” both in black. I’ve worn mascara every single day since I was twelve and I think I look beady eyed with out it.
5) When I hear the song "Love Me Tender" I always tear up; it is the song my Dad used to sing to me in the rocking chair when I was little to put me to sleep.(If I was by some miracle ever to get married, that would be the very *wet* father/daughter dance).
6) I've kissed a girl. ;)
http://youtube.com/watch?v=9PSRgnZhCio